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Maybe because I had a sister with a disability I was already sensitised to and fascinated by people who think or develop differently.
I’ve always been fascinated by Baretta and Donny Brasco, and other undercover cops in movies.
I’m fascinated with the electronic devices that we can mess around with.
I got fascinated with all of this work in terms of spirituality, philosophy, behavioral science when I was around 18 years old. I’ve been doing this for 14 years, and I’ve been doing it online for three years.
You’re always fascinated by what you do, and how other people look at it.
I attended elementary school and high school in Mexico City. I was already fascinated by science before entering high school; I still remember my excitement when I first glanced at paramecia and amoebae through a rather primitive toy microscope.
Pirates have always fascinated me.
I’m a London lad, but I’m fascinated by America. I want to take a motorcycling trip across the country and see those wide open spaces.
I’ve always been very fascinated by technology – the Internet, social media.
I’ve always been fascinated by real scientists – Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton, and so many others – how they’ve come up with solutions to very complicated problems that nobody else can seem to figure out.
These people are fascinated by me, but I haven‘t done anything.
I am fascinated by Shah Rukh Khan. He is brilliant.
I’ve had over a dozen models come in and pose fro me live for these new Cirque pieces. Cirque is a world-wide phenomenon and they are just incredible athletes. I’ve been to all the performances and am really fascinated by all of their productions.
One of the elements in the film that really fascinated me was not to look at the world in bi-polar terms of us vs them or east vs west, which was a by-product of the Cold War.
I’m very happy to be a part of a very successful piece of art, as the ‘Saw’ films have been. One gets into this to participate. It’s the coming together of a good story. So, that aspect of it has been just splendid. It really has nothing to do with me or my popularity. I’m fascinated.
I was always fascinated by how things work and learning about them.
My childhood was surrounded by books and writing. From a very early age I was fascinated by storytelling, by the printed word, by language, by ideas. So I would seek them out.
I’ve always been fascinated with how transportation systems work and how cities are designed.
I’ve always been fascinated by the Mississippi River and the way of life in these small river towns.
I think I am fascinated with slightly tragic characters.
I’ve always been fascinated by the concept of reincarnation. I learned that many brilliant people were interested in reincarnation, including Carl Jung. I’m a big Jungian. So I began writing novels involving theories integrating past and present, even if the past element in the novel took place 500 or 1,000 years ago.
I’m fascinated with design. I realized early that I had no talent in that direction, but I love talking with architects and designers about what they do. I appreciate applied creativity as a source of pleasure and meaning.
I read everything that Tolkien wrote, and also read biographies of him. I was fascinated by his experiences in World War I, which includes the loss of life of some of his very, very close friends. I think he writes about that a lot in ‘The Hobbit‘ and ‘The Lord of the Rings.’
Fascinated by history during my secondary education, then by physics and mechanics at the Ecole Polytechnique, I finally entered the national administration of mines in 1936.
I was fascinated that everybody in the story thinks that they’re in the right.
Like most people, I’m fascinated by characters who are completely flawed personalities, riven by anguish and doubt, and are psychologically suspect.
One of my favorite things about being the host of ‘The School of Greatness’ is that I get to learn from the best minds in the world about stuff I am fascinated by.
Part of my affinity with urban music comes from being on ‘Kids Incorporated,’ ‘cos we used to sit around and listen to Chaka Khan and Prince, and I got influenced by all that. Then gangsta rap got started, and I was infatuated with that – maybe that’s why I’m fascinated by guns.
For bedtime reading, I usually curl up with a good monograph on quantum physics or string theory, my specialty. But since I was a child, I have been fascinated by science fiction. My all-time favorite is ‘The Foundation Trilogy,’ by Isaac Asimov.
I was always fascinated with rock ‘n’ roll, or girls, or something like that when I was a kid.
I studied history at university, so I’m always quite fascinated by the Second World War and France. That’s one of my interests.
I’ve never necessarily chosen to be a bachelor. I’ve had girlfriends throughout the last 20 or 30 years. It’s just that there were times when I met people that fascinated me and times I didn’t.
When I am fascinated by something, I like to play with it.
I was raised, I feel like, on television, definitely a child of TV, and was always fascinated by storytelling.
Everybody knows about Pearl Harbor. The thing that really fascinated me is that through this tragedy there was this amazing American heroism.
I love ’80s rock music. I was fascinated with Stevie Nicks when I was growing up.
I wanted to be a director of photography for a while, because I’m fascinated by what they do. You’re made to look good by them and you can learn so much from talking to them.
I love ocean life. I’m fascinated that so much of it remains unexplored by human beings. Diluted seawater consisted of nearly the same concentration of elements and minerals as blood plasma. They’ve got the same amount of sodium, too.
I’ve always been fascinated by the operation of memory – the way in which it is not linear but fragmented, and its ambivalence.
My singing voice had rescued me from the scene I was in at school – I was an unpopular, bookish kid who had an indeterminate ethnic background. I became fascinated with women sopranos because they had a future that I didn’t as a singer.
The slow rejection of the foreign skin grafts fascinated me. How could the host distinguish another person’s skin from his own?
I’ve always been fascinated with storytelling.
Every person who went into the space industry did so because they looked up at the sky and were fascinated by it – not because they wanted to make a military or commercial object.
If there was one key to happiness in love and life and possibly even success, it would be to go into each conversation you have with this commandment to yourself front and foremost in your mind, ‘Just Listen’ and be more interested than interesting, more fascinated than fascinating, and more adoring than adorable.
I don’t remember my first trip, but I do remember when my mom took me to Disney World in Orlando. It wasn’t the rides but Epcot Center that most fascinated me. It made me want to see those countries that are represented there for real.
Music had been my first love among the arts, and I was fascinated by it, as I still am.
If you’re talking to a child, you’re going, ‘This is the wonder of science and here’s why I’m so fascinated by it.’
The Seven Cities of Gold always fascinated me. Southwestern U.S. history especially fascinates me. The whole spur of the Spanish exploration of the Southwestern U.S. was the search for these mythical Seven Cities of Gold.
I love history, doesn’t matter what era, I’m fascinated.
I used to aspire to being more of a traditional bass player, to be honest. People say I play it like a guitar – and I was a guitar player when I was growing up. I started learning when I was eight, and that’s what I was fascinated with in my teen years.
I was born in 1950 and watched science fiction and horror movies on TV and was always really fascinated by them.
I am completely fascinated by the differences and comparisons between real life and fairy tales because we’re raised as little girls to think that we’re a princess and that Prince Charming is going to sweep us off our feet.
When our bodies are sick and people extend their sympathy, bring us soup, offer up solutions. When our minds are sick, people tend to shy away from you, be afraid, or call you outright crazy. I’m fascinated by the way society and individuals view mental illness, and most of my shorts comment on that.
People will be fascinated. We will think of each other in a far more homogeneous way, because we will know that there is something that is different from us. And when we say ‘us,’ it will mean as a species.
I’ve always been fascinated with science and exploring our world, from microbes to the solar system.
I’m really enamored with the idea of a reformed society, and I’ve always been fascinated with the Dark Ages as well as the power vacuum that followed the fall of the Roman Empire.
I’ve done a lot of research about the Civil Rights movement, and I’m fascinated with how difficult it would have been for a black man to show feelings toward a white woman in that time period.
I immediately loved working with flies. They fascinated me and followed me around in my dreams.
I want to venture into film more, and I think that a nice way to transition into doing that would be a documentary. I think it would be interesting to find one person that really fascinated me or maybe a band and travel with them, but I don’t think I could do it like I used to do it.
Music was more than just something I enjoyed listening to. I was fascinated by it. I’d watch some of my favourite artists and emulate everything they did.
I’m fascinated with the regionality of rap music.
I am fascinated by the whole process of what it’s like to be alive, whether it’s unbelievably uncomfortable and horrible or whether it’s quite nice.
I’ve always been fascinated by the desert.
I did plays because I liked plays. I studied psychology because I was fascinated by the subject, and I hope to keep doing films because I love the medium.
What’s fascinated me from the time I was a little kid was the way we construct our lives through stories.
People write fiction in their minds all the time – every time we read a ‘human interest’ news story, or a true crime tale, we find ourselves fascinated because we’re trying to understand why people behave the way they do, why they make the choices they do, how we become who we become.
I’ve always been fascinated by this idea of who we are versus who we want to be.
The creative process of composing music has always fascinated me.
It’s always fun to see faces that are either familiar or resemble yours. I was fascinated by movies like ‘Big Trouble in Little China‘ growing up because there were so many Asian people in it! The same with ‘Year of the Dragon‘ or ‘The Last Emperor’. It was just so great to see so many Asian actors working.
As a former English major, I have always been fascinated by the connections between literature and history.
David Attenborough… has that wonderful, breathy voice, and he’s always so fascinated by what he’s seeing. There’s nothing about him that I can’t find attractive.
My favorite books are psychology, self-help, and I’m fascinated by Jung, by dream work.
I think every little girl is fascinated with mermaids whether you are familiar with ‘Splash‘ or ‘Little Mermaid’ or things like that. I did remember the film but I didn’t watch it going into ‘Aquamarine.’
The secrets of small towns have fascinated writers and readers since the first psychological thriller was penned.
I remember reading a ‘Scientific American’ article about the use of new physical techniques – including neutron scattering – as a method for unravelling the structure of the ribosome. I was fascinated.
I’m fascinated by people who can keep who they are in the midst of this business, which is all about not only pretending to be other people, but also that perception of who you are and how successful you are and your standing in the business.
I was always fascinated particularly with synths: how they looked and stuff that when you’re a kid you’re like this is the most incredible thing in the world just to play.
When I was younger, I read a book by Frank Barnaby, this wonderful nuclear physicist – he said that media had a responsibility, that all sectors of society had a responsibility to try and progress things and move things forward. And that fascinated me, because I’d been messing around with a camera most of my life.
I’m fascinated by comedy.
Books of exploration have always fascinated me, like somebody going up the Amazon for the first time.
When I was in junior high, a foreign-history teacher started a theater class. So I got my feet wet there and through high school, so I was very fascinated with acting as a means of expression.
I loved ‘Homeland‘ – it’s such an intriguing, intelligent piece of television, and I am fascinated by them making a hero and heroine that are so odd, so flawed and so complicated. It is a programme that really draws you in.
I was a little bit of a loner, but fascinated with emotions that people feel.
You can learn at any age, but when you are young, you are like a sponge, and when you are introduced to more different types of things before the age of seven and eight, then you get fascinated by that.
I like playing off strong actors, whether it’s Benedict Cumberbatch or Dominic Cooper. Also I’m a hopeless romantic, so I’m fascinated by relationships.
I have always been fascinated by the corruption of power.
I have been fascinated by Rani Padmavati from my childhood.
I’m always fascinated when people really fervently believe, because I have such a hard time believing anything. When people have real faith in something, it’s fascinating to me. And the fact that so many people, in surveys, so many people say they do. It kind of blows my mind.
It’s always been the genres that fascinated me. I think great action movies and great thrillers are transformative.
As a programmer, you’re working with very simple structures compared to the brain. So I was always fascinated by how the brain works.
I have always been fascinated by the story of Henrietta Lacks.
I am fascinated by all the new technology that creates places for us to meet in what is called cyberspace. I understand what it must have meant for the rebellions in the 19th century, especially in 1830 and 1848, when the mass circulated newspaper became so important for the spreading of information.
My mother was always fascinated with the fact that I could rhyme so much stuff.
I’m always fascinated emotionally in the moment that someone pulls a gun, even a cop. That action – I don’t know that I, personally, as a human being, could do it.
I don’t think you ever really get used to it, do you? There’s always another little level of shock in it and of being starstruck at the people you meet. And that’s the beauty of it: you’re always fascinated, because it’s not a normal thing to do, is it, this acting game?
First and foremost, I consider myself a storyteller. And I’m endlessly fascinated with people, with what they do and why… and how they feel about it. Which means I’m interested in romance fiction. I was drawn to it, as both a reader and a writer, at the very beginning of my career. It’s my kind of storytelling.
I think the driving thing was curiosity about the universe. That fascinated me. I didn’t think anything about being famous or anything like that, I was just interested in the concepts involved.
I’m fascinated with what an audience will take away from an image.
Now most of ‘Alice‘ isn’t really a political social commentary, but I think a big message is here is that the culture we’re involved in is fascinated with very quick fixes and instant gratification.
One of the things that I’m fascinated about generally is the rise and fall of everything, from civilizations to families to companies.
People are fascinated by evil because it’s mysterious and it doesn’t seem to have a rationale behind it, and the second you say that Hannibal Lector was abducted as a child and he had to eat his sister or something like that, it becomes immediately mundane. The character becomes mundane.
I’ve always been fascinated by history.
I am always fascinated by the structure of things; why do things work this way and not that way.
I’ve always been fascinated by horror films and genre films. And horror films harbored a fascination for me and always have been something I’ve wanted to watch and wanted to make.
I remain fascinated by where you go as a woman once you are a mother, and if you ever come back.
I’ve always been fascinated by the picaresque.
There’s something called toxic stress, which is repeated exposure to trauma. I was fascinated by how it affects the brain and the development of a person.
That’s part of what always fascinated me about the Flash. Yes, he had superpowers, but he wasn’t superhuman. He was vulnerable. He could be hurt or killed. He’s not getting in a jet. He actually is the jet. So he had this gift, but with it came this risk. And I think that’s what makes the character relatable.
I’ve always been fascinated with sound, since I was a little kid when my mother Dorothy Dean took me to my first piano lesson. Later on, my guitar, bass guitar, and synthesizer were my secret weapons.
I’ve always been fascinated with Navy SEALs in general and their role in Afghanistan in particular.
A lot of the films I like are more than fantasies – they’re movies fascinated by the technology of space exploration, and they try to honor the laws of physics. I watched the Gregory Peck movie ‘Marooned’ over and over when I was a kid.
I was fascinated by the shape of words even before I knew what they meant.
I enjoy listening to contemporary rock on the college stations while I’m taking long walks, love gospel and soul music, am fascinated by hip-hop and rap as the new kind of urban ‘beat’ poetry and, come to think of it, find something interesting about just any kind of music.
One of the things I’m fascinated by as a traveler is watching how different countries control how they let the world encounter them.
A lot of stories that have fascinated me are tabloid stories that have come from other newspapers, like ‘The New York Times.’
And so from that, I’ve always been fascinated with the idea that complexity can come out of such simplicity.
I’m fascinated by historical fashion, and I like to live in the past slightly. If I could walk around all day dressed in a crinoline, I would.
People are fascinated about the world above them because it seems so out-of-reach.
I was always fascinated by graphic art and typography and architecture. And so I was constantly cutting things and making blocks and making buildings out of shoeboxes.
I’ve been fascinated with Stevie Nicks for a long, long time. I’ve written ‘Stevie Nicks’ inside everything I’ve made for the past 20 years.
I am slightly fascinated by the question of whether humanity is capable of change. I may have come to the conclusion that we’re not, but we keep trying.
I think that people are fascinated with the stories, with human nature and the dark turns it can take.
When I came for the first time to the United States, visiting, I was absolutely fascinated by New York.
I’d always been fascinated by archaeology; it was my original career plan as a kid.
I’m fascinated by food. Food is love, isn’t it?
I love new places, new people, new ideas. I love cultural differences, and I’m fascinated by the truth – all the different versions of it.
I’ve always been fascinated by intelligence and how our brains work, and how they can be improved.
I’ve always been fascinated by the grassroots folktale level of a culture, and as a storyteller, I have to follow what seems to be leading me on.
I’ve always been fascinated by what you can learn from looking into your DNA.
Mollie Hunter was both a great friend and a very fine writer for children. She was fascinated by Scotland‘s history and its folklore – almost all her novels reflect her tremendous knowledge of both.
I found myself fascinated by neuroscience, attended a monthly lecture on brain science at the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, and was invited to become a member of a discussion group devoted to a new field: neuropsychoanalysis.
In more recent years, I’ve become more and more fascinated with the indigenous folklore of this land, Native American folklore, and also Hispanic folklore now that I live in the Southwest.
I studied Japanese language and culture in college and graduate school, and afterward went to work in Tokyo, where I met a young man whose father was a famous businessman and whose mother was a geisha. He and I never discussed his parentage, which was an open secret, but it fascinated me.
I’ve always been fascinated by the military, the discipline they have and the sacrifices they make to defend the country. It’s something I’ve always been interested in.
I’m just very interested, fascinated, heartbroken, obsessed with the Israeli–Palestinian conflict and our need to find peace on that front… Everyone’s always, like, victim and avenger at the same time.
I’ve always been a Civil War buff. In fact, the ships that always fascinated me the most were the ironclads, because they were the start of an era.
Dogs have such short life spans, it’s like a concentrated version of a human life. When they get older, they become much more like our mothers. They wait for us, watch out for us, are completely fascinated by everything we do.
I am fascinated in religion and theology and what people believe.
People are fascinated by me and always have been, and I have no clue why.
You should enter science because you are fascinated by it. That’s what I did.
People are very complex. And for a psychologist, you get fascinated by the complexity of human beings, and that is what I have lived with, you know, in my career all of my life, is the complexity of human beings.
I’ve always been fascinated by how the past impacts the present. For the first half of my career as a novelist, I wrote psychological suspense mysteries. I wanted to be a therapist but was told that while I was a fine diagnostician, I would be a terrible therapist because I wanted to solve everyone’s problems.
I’m fascinated by delving into the historical context of what life was like in the past.
We’ll always be fascinated by people who live above the law.
I have always been fascinated by Indian history and architecture.
I can be fascinated with very little things. The clouds stimulate my imagination, and sometimes I just sit somewhere and go on dreaming for a long time. Your head is also a computer. When you’re dreaming, you are simulating a world in which you are living.
You know, having raised animals all my life for 50-something years, I would say that you know, I’m fascinated by cats.
Improv is a very big thing for me. The thing with actors is I do not understand at all how they do what they do. I’m fascinated by it, and I have such a respect for it.
I had a fascination with the back side of the business, and the creative process always fascinated me. Vince gave me an opportunity in ’98 to sit in the production meetings. He would talk creative with me, and we had this creative rapport.
I’m fascinated by Bollywood.
I’m fascinated by journalism. I put a keen eye, not a negative eye, on its role, particularly how it is changed by the times we’re living in.
I am fascinated by English football.
I was following my dad around from a young age. I don’t know if it’s genetic or just because I was surrounded by it, but I was always fascinated with building and construction and development.
I think I always wanted to go into physics. What always fascinated me about science was the desire to understand what underlies it all, and I think physics is basically the study of that.
I’m fascinated by almost any mythology that I can get my hands on.
Who isn’t fascinated by evil?
People have always been fascinated by the foibles of the wealthy and privileged.
I am just fascinated by this reassurance from a menacing figure. It is rather frightening.
I would love to direct a western. I love taking photographs and I’m always fascinated with angles. Also, my father was a film editor, and I have a talent for thinking of things that aren’t always in a script.
The public is absolutely fascinated by aging. They don’t want to get old. And you can see – read Shakespeare. Read the sonnets. They’re all about aging.
I don’t think I’m all that interesting. I mean, I’m a guy who does a morning show and goes to bed at 9:00 every night. I mean, I don’t have a lot in my life that’s really fascinated or fodder for tabloids.
I am extraordinarily fascinated by the future of technology. We are in the early infancy of technology, and we have an opportunity to guide how technology develops and integrates into our lives. I talk a lot about the ‘invisible interface,’ or the idea that we can utilize technology without being absorbed into a screen.
But I’ve always been fascinated with that prettiest-girl-in-the-class person that I never was, getting inside her head and showing that she’s just as tormented and messed up as everybody else.
I became fascinated by the then-blossoming science of molecular biology when, in my senior year, I happened to read the papers by Francois Jacob and Jacques Monod on the operon theory.
My mother had been blind as a child. And so, blindness was something that has long fascinated me, but also it’s something I find really, really scary.
I was fascinated by a compelling character embroiled in a controversial topic that told the story from a different point of view.
I’m fascinated by male vulnerability.
I’m from New Orleans. There’s a lot of vampire mystique and mythology that resonates there, and I was fascinated by it. I always wanted to play one.
I became a student of the history of religion. I am fascinated by how religions often center on mystical experience, and in the Old Testament tradition you find flames, the burning bush.
My mother and dad were big animal lovers, too. I just don’t know how I would have lived without animals around me. I’m fascinated by them – both domestic pets and the wild community. They just are the most interesting things in the world to me, and it’s made such a difference in my lifetime.
The magic of creation has always fascinated me.
I am fascinated by the idea of employing beautiful images as a device to convey something extremely disturbing in an apparently harmless way.
Although I completed two years of internship in various small hospitals, I decided against continuing my medical training. I was much more fascinated by the unsolved problems of medicine than by practicing it.
My relationship with Paris began when I was working for Cerruti in the mid-1960s. When there was an important event in his store, Nino Cerruti very kindly took me with him. I was fascinated, and the city made a big impression on me.
I’m fascinated by how ethnic communities have assimilated into massive capitalist environments.
I recall being fascinated by numbers even at age three and viewed their manipulation as a kind of game.
I’ve always been fascinated by weather.
Emotions interest me, and I’m fascinated by how a child’s mind works.
I think I’m fascinated by the power of religion in our culture. Like a lot of secular, liberal people, I ignored it for a long time. Lately, of course, just from a political perspective, it’s impossible to ignore.
I always thought it’d be cool to portray these certain things, make people feel a certain way. I was kind of fascinated with that, but I wasn’t the type to do acting school or theater. I didn’t have the best views of Hollywood, so it wasn’t something that I was going to try and pursue.
If you’re fascinated by America, you’ll be fascinated by family.
I have always been fascinated by entrepreneurship.
I was initially just fascinated by the Branch Davidians. This doesn’t really apply to Rachel Koresh because she was born into the church, and that was all she had ever known, but I was fascinated by the psychology of how people get to that place – a place like Mount Carmel and an FBI stand-off for 51 days.
Death is the one – the one thing we don’t have many answers for. We understand how people die, but we don’t know what comes next, and that’s something that’s always fascinated and disturbed me and frustrated me.
People are fascinated with eternal life and physical power – the idea of having no vulnerability. We all feel small and powerless in the world at times, so the temptation to be a vampire is compelling.
I was just fascinated with how everyone else in the world lived, and I was interested in telling their story.
As I get older, I’m sort of fascinated with the idea of somebody who could construct an entire persona for themselves – one that was really, in a lot of ways, fundamentally at odds with who they really were as a person.
When I was a kid, I really loved game shows. For whatever reason, I was fascinated with them and watched them a ton.
I was always drawing eyes, even as a child. Eyes fascinated me.
I spent my childhood in northern New York State, and like many kids, bugs and other critters fascinated me.
We want to live in the black and white, but we don’t. The world is gray. And, I’m always fascinated by people who are clearly, ‘This is black and this is white, and that’s the way life is.’ Life always has something to say about that.
My hand still shakes when I sign autographs. I still go and sit in the movies like everyone else and look up there and go ‘God! Movie stars! Wow!’ And I’m in this business. I walk out there just fascinated, and I always want to stay like that. I’m just a little kid going to these movies, and I don’t ever want to change.
There’s no more private family than the royal family. People who can really only be themselves with each other. The rest of us just spend all our time fascinated by them.
It always circled back around to Marco Polo and Kublai Khan. That always fascinated me because so few people make the connection between the two.
I’m fascinated by the people I grew up with and the mistakes I made – and God, I have screwed up. I like writing about where it all went off course.
I’m fascinated by the whole clown phobia thing because I personally don’t have it.
I started to do theater when I was a little boy at school, and then, I think because my father was a documentary filmmaker and worked for German television, I was of course fascinated by what he did. Then when I was around 15, I did my first movie.
I’m fascinated with worlds where there’s a small population left, whether it’s a movie or these TV shows that fascinate me – ‘Falling Skies‘ or ‘The Walking Dead’ – they are about survival and triumphing over difficult times. I just have a thing for ’em.
I’ve always been fascinated by horror.
I always adored Cary Grant. I was fascinated by him. But I could never get too close to him.
What I do, basically, is look at things from different angles. That is what I do on stage comedically, and that is what I do in art. I was always fascinated by the structure of things, why things work this way and not that way. So I like to see how things behave if you change the point of view.
I’m not someone who can do 10 stepovers or backheels – I’m not very interested in that. I’m more fascinated by the simplicity of play because the thing that makes this sport so beautiful.
I have always been passionate about dancing and acting, and before I was passionate about it, I was fascinated by it.
I’ve been quite fascinated by the relative insignificance of human existence, the shortness of life. We might as well be a letter in a word in a sentence on a page in a book in a library in a city in one country in this enormous universe! And that kind of fear and insignificance has kept me awake at night.
I’m fascinated by management and organizations: how organizations get things done and how successful organizations are built and maintained, how they evolve as they grow from start-ups to small companies to medium companies to big companies.
I am always fascinated by India.
I had been fascinated with Islam since college – particularly how it could inspire such fervor in our modern age and move a significant number of its followers to horrific acts of violence. That invisible hand moved me to study more and more about Islam.
My father loved the single-handed backhand, so to him, that was the main goal; we were always fascinated by that shot. He taught me all the technique and how to structure my game. I was really privileged to have a father like that.
I’ve always been fascinated by people, their psychology, what drives them and trying to understand them.
I’m so fascinated by the concept of teen pregnancy for some reason. Not that I condone it or promote it, but it’s just a very real thing in our country and culture.
People are just fascinated by assassinations.
Whether it’s ‘Veep’ or ‘Homeland’ or ‘The West Wing’ – which is a more idealised version of democracy – people are fascinated by politics.
If I wasn’t acting, I would want to be in the food and restaurant business. I really love to cook and am fascinated by the art of cooking in general.
From the time God saved me at 21 years old, I’ve always been fascinated by the parables of Jesus.
Space has always fascinated me. As a young boy looking up at the stars, I found it impossible to resist thinking what was out there and if I ever would experience space first-hand.
Even though I played national level badminton, I told my parents when I was in 10th that I was not interested in continuing. Being a model or actor fascinated me from a young age, and I even did a couple of ads when I was just eight years old.
When I was younger, I was fascinated by David Bowie, for example. he had created an entire myth around himself. It was as important as his music.
Most people are fascinated to see someone play an instrument in an inspired way. We are moved by witnessing musical brilliance, and it was this notion that led me to purchase the GuitarTV domain 10 years ago.
Young people are fascinated with the idea of love, maybe because they haven’t experienced it. The older you get, the more jaded you become with this, like, mystical love thing. It’s not as exciting because it’s not unknown.
For me, I’ve always been fascinated by tales of the Chinese railroad and the workers and the conditions of the workers who built the railroad.
I’ve always been fascinated by Oscar Wilde.
I became almost immediately fascinated by the possibilities of trying out all conceivable reactions with them, some leading to explosions, others to unbearable poisoning of the air in our house, frightening my parents.
My attention is constantly being caught! I’m constantly learning, constantly becoming fascinated by new things – I’m lucky that I read incredibly quickly and absorb a lot of information easily, because otherwise I don’t think I’d ever get my head out of a book!
I think most families have a few secrets or some strange aspect to their history. We’re all fascinated by family dynamics, but I’d much rather sit in an audience and watch someone else’s problems!
I think that each character has fascinated and interested me enough to want to play him.
Growing up, I had a sense of the importance of commerce and trade to everyday life. Our family lived in several countries, and I was fascinated by the free exchange of goods and services between individuals and companies – the way both parties could benefit.
The students on my course were fascinated by the idea that gravitational waves might exist. I didn’t know much about them at all, and for the life of me, I could not understand how a bar interacts with a gravitational wave.
I talk to children in schools all over the world, and I’ve found that both boys and girls are fascinated by how hunter-gatherers manage to survive entirely on what’s around them in their environment: trees, rocks, animals and plants.
During the summer of 1963 between my junior and senior years, I began a research project on hypothermia in the Department of Surgery with Sidney Wolfson. I quickly became fascinated by the project and continued working on it throughout my senior year.
I’ve always been fascinated by books. When I was young, my grandfather used to hand out a book – which would be anything from a biography to a classic – to me every week and ask me to write a piece on what I thought about it. On the other hand, my mother used to love reading thrillers and bestsellers.
I became fascinated by the fact that people write to give away rather than write to be read. It’s the difference between playwrights and novelists.
I’m fascinated by the ruins and remains of industrialisation.
When I started playing the bass, I became kind of fascinated by it and started investigating various styles of bass playing, and I was really struck with funk music, mainly American funk music – Stanley Clarke, Funkadelic and that kind of stuff. That comes out in a couple of songs like ‘Barbarism Begins at Home.’
I just love biography, and I’m fascinated by people who have shifted our destinies or our points of view.
Performing, I can take it or leave it. Horticulture is far more challenging. I’m absolutely fascinated by it.
I don’t know why we choose to reach out to help another person, or why we decide that we can’t, and withdraw and try to care only for ourselves, but I’m fascinated by that choice.
I’m fascinated with what happens to the creative output when you isolate yourself from the approval and disapproval of the people around you.
Growing up in the 1960s, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by airplanes and rockets.
I want to play Lena Horne because I’ve always been fascinated with her. Her talent was astounding and more than that, her life story is incredible.
I’m fascinated with quantum physics.
There’s definitely an interest in Scotland and what happened here. I think the rest of the world are fascinated by our history, and it’s nice to be able to bring Scotland and our culture and music to the screen.
I think the kind of person that gravitates toward New York is a person that’s not so much focused on controlling exactly how they appear and how they exit. They’re more fascinated with the process.
When I was younger, I would look at a game with computers and still be fascinated by the possibilities.
Gandhi became my role model. I have always been interested in Eastern philosophy. Since early in my life I’ve been fascinated by India, and I have spent a great deal of time traveling in that country.
Sometimes I’m fascinated with how famous my work could be while I’m not so famous.
I think we’re all fascinated and a little mystified by how the brain works. One of the most mysterious of the physical sciences is neurological science.
I didn’t really know who Cassius Clay was. I just wanted to show America through a heavyweight championship fight. Ever since my childhood, I’d been fascinated by the way the whole country becomes polarised around this event.
Even as a little kid, I was fascinated by newspapers and magazines. They were my TV. I’d be the first one up to grab the morning paper, mainly to look at the sports pictures, the war pictures.
Early ’90s, I was big, big into Sinatra. I was in college. I was fascinated.
As far as the style, I was fascinated by surrealism.
I have always been fascinated by the way things work and how they came to take the form that they did. Writing about these things satisfies my curiosity about the made world while at the same time giving me an opportunity to design a new explanation for the processes that shape it.
I want to fly a jet. I’d love to just be in the air and go mach 3 or mach 4. Or, I’d be an underwater salvager. I’ve always been fascinated with the Bermuda Triangle and Atlantis. I love chemistry, also. That’s why acting is so random for me!
A lot of people are frightened by old age – by being around people who are, basically, on their way out – but I’m fascinated by it. It’s an amazing thing to be around someone who has had a life well lived.
I wanted to be my own boss. I was fascinated by airlines and how I could change travel for the average person. Then I wanted to diversify.
After a lifetime of world travel I’ve been fascinated that those in the third world don’t have the same perception of reality that we do.
Just in the past few years – since I’ve been making movies, which isn’t a very long time – you now have a culture that is fascinated and informed about the box office in a way that sometimes filmmakers weren’t even.
My most annoying habit is complaining about my aches and pains. It’s the new ones that I haven’t identified yet that make me nervous. According to my wife, I complain way too much. I may be a borderline hypochondriac, or you could say I am fascinated by the body – at least by mine.
I was completely fascinated by the studio process and layering sounds and creating soundscapes out of layering massive squalls of sound.
I was fascinated by what motivates men and women to fight for what they believe in.
Film is new for me so I’m so fascinated by it and love it, but I would pass out if I could never do theater again. I’d be physically ill!
As a kid I was fascinated with sports, and I loved sports more than anything else. The first books I read were about sports, like books about Baseball Joe, as one baseball hero was called.
I’m fascinated by the way early experiences haunt and revisit you, remain present in your life for decades and decades – they can even shape who you ultimately become.
I’m fascinated with acting now. In retrospect, I was only beginning to chip off the tip of the iceberg with how far I can go or what I was exploring inside of me that I hadn’t touched in a while as far as emotional headspaces.
I love life. I’m fascinated by human behavior because that feeds back into my work.
I’ve always been fascinated by memory and dreams because they are both completely our own. No one else has the same memories. No one has the same dreams.
Travel for me is all about transformation, and I’m fascinated by those people who really do come back from a trip unrecognizable to themselves and perhaps open to the same possibilities they’d have written off not a month before.
I had a bike accident a few years ago, and I went to the emergency room, and I had to have a gash sewn up. And I am the kind of person that I was sitting up fascinated, watching, to the extent that the doctor said, ‘Do you want to do a couple of stitches? You seem to be very interested.’
Every element contributes to building a character and I’m especially fascinated when it comes to recreating period looks.
I became fascinated with the concept of speak no, see no, hear no evil. And – and the actual depiction of three wise monkeys. And I began collecting it over the years. And I kind of figured that I might be the – the fourth monkey, the feel no evil monkey.
I’ve often been accused of dressing too well. I’ve always been fascinated by fashion, though I don’t think I’m particularly fashionable.
I’m fascinated by what people will do to each other. Actually, I’m sort of interested in the gory details of life.
I was fascinated with the writing process and seeing the evolution of a sketch and how it would change up to the minute before it went on the air.
I’m fascinated by how much has changed from one generation to another. There are young people growing up now for whom apartheid is just a distant memory and the idea of military service is an abstract notion.
I developed ‘Trapped’ because I was fascinated with the idea of a terrible crime in a small town cut off from the rest of the world.
I’ve always been fascinated with knowing the self. This fascination led me to submerge myself in art, study neuroscience, and later to become a psychotherapist.
The process of communication with the afterlife – more of an exchange than a conversation – has always fascinated me.
I have always been fascinated by Kollywood because of the interesting scripts and genres that they come up with.
I’ve always been fascinated by Disneyland and Disney World, and my favorite part of the park was always Tomorrowland.
I’m fascinated by young people who do extraordinary things.
It’s reached this point where people are fascinated by every intricate detail of other people’s lives. And some people are willing to give up their lives like that.
I am fascinated with times past.
I’m endlessly fascinated with the ways families work and the ways they don’t.
I’m fascinated by Japanese cuisine.
Some people are fascinated by what they know, and some are fascinated by what they don’t know. I’m just very interested in what’s possible.
I’ve always been fascinated with Ireland, especially Northern Ireland, having lived in London in the ’80s when there was an Irish republican bombing campaign there.